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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

What’s Open and Closed on the National Day of Mourning?

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, Dec. 5 as a National Day of Mourning in the United States. Therefore, the federal government will close to honor the 41st president George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at age 94. Coinciding with this declaration, Governor Larry Hogan also announced that Maryland State Government will close to honor President […]

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December 3, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Officials Pay Tribute to President George H.W. Bush

Since the passing of the 41st President of the United State, George H.W. Bush, there’s been an outcry of support from Maryland officials. Here’s how different elected officials in Maryland paid tribute to President Bush. Governor Larry Hogan President George H.W. Bush was a true patriot and statesman who embodied the decency and selfless service […]

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December 1, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Flags Lowered to Half Staff to Honor George H.W. Bush

Governor Larry Hogan ordered Maryland’s flags to be lowered to half staff, to honor the passing of President George H.W. Bush. “I have directed American and Maryland flags be flown at half-staff immediately through December 30th to mark President George H.W. Bush’s passing,” said Hogan. President Donald Trump also ordered the United States Flag to half […]

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November 27, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Signs Executive Order to Create Emergency Redistricting Commission

Governor Larry Hogan is calling on Marylanders to apply for an emergency redistricting commission to redraw the legislative lines in District 6. The commission comes in response to a federal judge ordering the district to be redrawn. Yesterday, Hogan signed an executive order, calling for a nonpartisan Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering. “This […]

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October 31, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Jealous Draws Large Crowd During Rally in Bethesda

Hundreds of people gathered in a line that wrapped behind the building of Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club Tuesday evening for a “Get Out the Vote Rally” with Ben Jealous, the Democratic-candidate for Maryland Governor. “I really believe in Ben Jealous and I wanted to come out and show my support for him,” said […]

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October 3, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Tip Line Created to Report Threats in Md. Schools

There’s a new tip line in Maryland that aims to enhance school safety. Governor Larry Hogan joined students, education leaders, and local law enforcement agencies early Wednesday to announce the launch of “Safe Schools Maryland,” a tip line and mobile app designed for residents to report possible threats in schools. “Incidents of targeted violence at […]

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September 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Hogan Administration Breaks Ground for Brookeville Bypass

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan joined Maryland Transportation Secretary Peter Rahn to announce the reconstruction of the Brookville bypass Tuesday afternoon. Officials said this new road project will mean less time in the car for commuters. “Drivers consistently face delays and congestion when navigating the current narrow, and two-lane roadway through this historic Maryland town,” said […]

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July 12, 2018 | Marisa Fried

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Peace Day Party in Rockville

Rockville will celebrate late teen poet and peace activist Mattie J.T. Stepanek’s birthday with cake, activities, crafts and entertainment to honor his life and legacy. The Mayor and Council declared July 14 Mattie J.T. Stepanek Peace Day in Rockville at their meeting Monday, July 2 with a proclamation presented to Jeni Stepanek, Mattie’s mother. Born Matthew Joseph […]

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May 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Makes E-ZPass Devices Free

If you are traveling this weekend to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday, it just might cost you less to get there. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced Wednesday, May 23, that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will permanently eliminate the E-ZPass Maryland transponder fee for new customers. Toll fees at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge are reduced […]

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May 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Local officials from Montgomery and Frederick Counties send a joint letter to Governor Larry Hogan not to postpone the northern I-270 study; Maryland Larry Hogan signs the Free College Tuition bill; Executive […]

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